HELM Audio Receives Four CES Innovation Honoree Awards, Slated to Become Most Awarded Headphone Brand In 2020
HELM Audio™ today announces it will receive 4 CES Innovation Honoree Awards, establishing HELM as the leading audio innovation brand in this year’s nominee pool. The accolades reflect HELM’s commitment to deliver immersive audio with ultramodern freedom and functionality at a tremendous value
HONG KONG, S.A.R. – NOVEMBER 7, 2019 – HELM Audio, a British-American Audio Innovation company, today announced that all four of its upcoming products were chosen as CES Innovation Award Honorees. HELM is the only headphone brand to win four awards in one category, making them the most-awarded headphone brand for the 2020 selection year. HELM’s winning products are world firsts and include the HELM DB12 AAAMP, a Mobile Headphone Amplifier powered by THX Achromatic Audio Amplifier (THX AAA™) technology ($199.99), the HELM Triple Driver True Wireless earbuds ($149.99), the HELM MQA Adapter ($99.99) and the HELM Electrostatic Hybrid True Wireless earbuds ($149.99). The new lineup can be demonstrated during PEPCOM at CES on January 6th. HELM’s highly acclaimed True Wireless 5.0 is available now on Amazon and HELM’s website with the new products being available in Q1 2020.
The CES Innovation Awards are an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products. The prestigious CES Innovation Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, the owner and producer of CES the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. The CTA™ have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976. The program recognizes honorees in a multitude of consumer technology product categories and distinguishes the highest rated in each. Products were scored based on how they impact the tech world. HELM products were deemed worthy based on meeting and exceeding standards in multiple areas, like build quality, design aesthetic, unique or novel ideas, and impact on the consumer electronics market.
HELM is also announcing a holiday special in partnership with premier music streaming service Tidal, the “Hear What You’ve Been Missing” promotion embraces both companies’ shared mission of “Sound Quality Matters”. The promotion will offer $100 in savings for the ultimate listening experience for the holidays.
About Helm’s CES Innovation Award-winning Products: The HELM DB12 AAAMP Mobile Headphone Amplifier fits in the palm of your hand. It is a first of its kind plug & play Amplifier for your favorite wired headphones, offering +12 dB of zero distortion volume gain, improved stereo imaging and clarity (true linear amplification), and a user-controlled +6 dB bass boost. Powered by THX AAA™ technology and pending THX Certification, the Boost Cable delivers studio quality analog (not digital) amplification to any wired headphones. It offers the ideal portable hi-fi audio solution with over 8 hours of mobile playtime.
Rounding out the other winning products are the HELM MQA Mobile DAC USB digital audio converter, pending THX Certification, an audiophile digital audio converter and one of the smallest, most convenient USB-C to 3.5mm MQA adapter available. The portable hi-res DAC delivers no-compromise MQA audio decoding for music and gaming.
The HELM Audio Triple Driver True Wireless are the world’s first triple driver true wireless headphones with a unique intuitive rotary control dial. Combining the triple driver HELM sound signature, industry leading connectivity range, ANC functionality, enhanced microphones, and exceptional battery life, the bar has been raised in the true wireless category.
Powered by the Qualcomm QCC chipset, the HELM Audio Electrostatic features a Dual Driver hybrid configuration that delivers not only the most advanced sound reproduction, but produces the deep bass that the market expects. The HELM Audio Electrostatic True Wireless earphones also feature advanced Beamforming mics with ANC technology, auto charging, auto pairing, low latency and aptX & AAC Bluetooth codecs to match the latest smartphones.
“HELM Audio’s new DB12 AAAMP Mobile Headphone Amplifier represents the world’s first in-line amplifier that brings our premium THX AAA experience to consumers, and is pending THX Certification” said Jason Fiber, GM/Senior Vice President, Mobile, THX Ltd. “HELM Audio shares the THX passion for innovation that will continue to deliver premium quality mobile audio experiences at an amazing value,” he added.
“Our latest releases bring us closer to delivering on our goals of bringing superior sound, innovation and value to our customers,” says HELM Audio’s CEO, Eric Johnson. “In a sea of over-priced and overseas sourced off-the-shelf headphones, HELM’s goal is to take the time to design, engineer, tune and position our products so that everyone can enjoy superior studio-quality sound without breaking the bank. We are delighted and honored that the CTA has acknowledged our efforts,” he added.
HELM Products will be displayed at PEPCOM Las Vegas from 7:00 -10:30PM PM Monday January 6th, at the Mirage Hotel and Casino, which features dozens of exhibitors and networking opportunities, and runs 5:00-8:30 PM.
To learn more about HELM Audio’s new products visit Helmaudio.com or join our Facebook community at Facebook.com/helmaudioltd. To schedule a demo or request a unit for review email Ari at [email protected]
HELM is a British-American Audio Innovation company, founded in 2017 in Hong Kong by a proven team of product developers, marketing strategists, industry veterans, and musicians. With a passion for audio gear, great music, and the deep know-how needed to build world-class cutting-edge products, we set out to fill a vast market gap with an ambitious brand born for music lovers who desire immersive audio with ultramodern freedom and functionality at a tremendous value.
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